Day: January 7, 2012

Strait of Hormuz powder keg: WW III in 2012?

Source / Courtesy: RT.com RT: With tensions around the Strait of Hormuz sky-high, Iranian plans to conduct the country’s “greatest naval war games” could coincide with joint US-Israeli exercises in the Persian Gulf. With both sides taking positions, could a real battle be looming? Hopefully the massive exercises will remain […]

Fed Policy Makers Urge More Housing Aid

Three Federal Reserve policy makers said the U.S. government should try new ways to spur the housing market without agreeing about how much more the central bank needs to do to bring down interest rates. New York Fed President William C. Dudley said in New Jerseyyesterday that “additional housing policy […]

Un-teaching extremism

Source: Dawn Author: Fahad Faruqui The US has taken an initiative to spread the counter-extremist message across Pakistan to prevent the breeding of extremism and to deradicalise militants who were completely taken […]